Changing and viewing video settings within MS-DOS

Updated: 05/21/2018 by Computer Hope

change video settings with ms-dosIn early versions of Windows (e.g., Windows 3.x) you can adjust the video settings within MS-DOS by following the steps below.

From DOS command prompt, type:

cd\windows

once within the C:\Windows directory, type:

setup

Within the setup screen will be listed various current configurations, one of them being your current video settings. If you want to change these settings, navigate using your cursor keys on your keyboard until highlighted. Once highlighted, press Enter and select the new video settings.

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